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  • 1. EMILY KOVAL 6626 Three Chopt Road Richmond, VA 23226 (401) 996-2509 Emily.Koval@Richmond.eduEDUCATIONUniversity of Richmond, Arts and Sciences, Richmond, VAPsychology major concentrating in Exercise & Food Psychology May 2011GPA 3.2, Dean’s List, Golden Key National ScholarCERTIFICATIONCertified NASM Personal Trainer – CPT September 2011CPR and AED certifiedCertified TRX suspension exercise trainer- November 2010EXPERIENCEPersonal Trainer Intern, Alpha Fitness & Crossfit Rhody, East Greenwich, RI Summer 2009 - Assisted in one-on-one, small group, and large group training sessions - Learned the importance and implementation of exercise intensity, variety, and functional - Mastered new exercise techniques and learned the importance of motivation needed to overcome tough fitness challenges - Observed and conducted fitness and body assessments, nutritional counseling, sport-specific training, injury rehabilitation, and weight management - Gained experience in Crossfit, Kettlebell classes, outdoor boot-camp, and free-weight training programsPersonal Trainer, Weinstein Recreation and Fitness Center, U of Richmond Fall 2009-present - Worked up to 15 hours per week in individual and partner sessions, while maintaining grades as a full-time student - Independently assessed clients’ goals, fitness levels, and special considerations to design personalized workouts for each session - Gained experience with clientele relations, maintaining over 25 loyal clients and dozens of others throughout the past two semesters - Received special recommendations from clients to earn me summer internship opportunities - Instructed different types of exercises including, but not limited to cardio training, plyometrics, Olympic lifting, boot-camp, circuit training, and outdoor workouts - Creatively designed alternative workout programs, such as dog-owner running programs, walking with weights exercises, and in-home workout plans for clients’ special interests and needsStrength and Conditioning Intern, Collegiate School, Richmond, June 2010- present - Observe and facilitate strength, conditioning, running, and cross-training for high school girls in a group setting - Assist girls in performing proper form and mechanics - Learned to tailor conditioning to sports-specific trainingSummer Research Fellowship Awardee, School of Arts and Sciences, U of Richmond, January 2010- August 2010 - Awarded funds and stipend to complete an on-going research project on gym threats, stigmatization, and creating an inclusive, welcoming gym environments for all fitness levels - Learned the importance of offering gym-alternative options to promote equal opportunities for different fitness populations - Studied sensitive topics, such as weight, age, and gender discrimination in the gym and learned how to discuss these issues with clients